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Rick Link

Rick Link (born February 28, 1959) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, trainer and promoter. He wrestled throughout Canada and the United States for the National Wrestling Alliance during the 1970s and 80s under a number of ringnames, most notably, as M.E.B. (Man Eating Beast) in NWA Central States and as Man Mountain Link in the Continental Wrestling Association where he was among the "monster heels" who challenged AWA Southern Heavyweight Champion Jerry "The King" Lawler and ...
2015–16 Nedbank Cup

2015–16 Nedbank Cup

The Nedbank Cup is a South African club football (soccer) tournament. The knockout tournament, based on the English FA Cup format, was one of a weak opponent facing a stronger one. The competition was sponsored by ABSA until 2007, after which Nedbank took over sponsorship.
Satyen Kappu

Satyen Kappu

Satyen Kappu (1931 – 27 October 2007), also credited as Satyendra Kapoor, was an Indian character actor in Bollywood films. His most remembered role is Ramlal in movie Sholay (1975) and as Amitabh Bachchan's father in Yash Chopra's Deewaar. His other notable films are, Kati Patang, Yaadon Ki Baraat, Khote Sikkay, Don, Raaste Ka Patthar, Benaam, Zanjeer, Majboor, Namak Halaal, Kaala Patthar, and Mr. Natwarlal.Satyen Kappu started his career as a stage actor in 1952 with the Indian People's The...

Music of Virginia

Virginia's musical contribution to American culture has been diverse, and includes Piedmont blues, folk, brass, hip-hop, and rock and roll bands. The origin of music from within the state is also diverse, including cities such as Richmond, college towns such as Charlottesville and Fredericksburg, and rural areas.One of Virginia's most famous musical contributions is the country singer Patsy Cline. Several towns claim her as their own, including Gore and Winchester. Winchester is home to sever...
British Rail Class 85

British Rail Class 85

The British Rail Class 85 is an electric locomotive built during the early 1960s, as part of BR's policy to develop a standard electric locomotive. Five prototype classes (81-85) were built and evaluated, which eventually led to the development of the Class 86 locomotive. The locomotives of Class 85 were originally fitted with germanium rectifiers which were eventually replaced by silicon rectifiers. Forty of these locomotives were built from 1961-64 by BR at Doncaster Works. The class were u...
Glenn Whelan

Glenn Whelan

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:18, 18 September 2016 (UTC).Glenn David Whelan (born 13 January 1984) is an Irish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Stoke City and the Republic of Ireland national team.Whelan started his career at Manchester City but only made one appearance which came in the UEFA Cup and after a loan spell at Bury he moved on to play for Sheffield Wednesday, with whom he won promotion to ...
Shari, Hokkaido

Shari, Hokkaido

Shari (斜里町, Shari-chō) is a town located in Shari District, Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.As of 2008, the town has an estimated population of 13,036 and a population density of 18 persons per km². The total area is 736.97 km².
Martin Allen

Martin Allen

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.Martin James Allen (born 14 August 1965) is an English former football player and current head coach of Barnet. He played more than 100 games for each Queens Park Rangers and West Ham United before finishing his playing career with Portsmouth and Southend United. Five years later, he took his first job in management, at non-league Barnet. He has since managed Brentford, Milton Keynes Dons, Leicester City, Cheltenham Town...
The Monster (novella)

The Monster (novella)

The Monster is an 1898 novella by American author Stephen Crane (1871–1900). The story takes place in the small, fictional town of Whilomville, New York. An African-American coachman named Henry Johnson, who is employed by the town's physician, Dr. Trescott, becomes horribly disfigured after he saves Trescott's son from a fire. When Henry is branded a "monster" by the town's residents, Trescott vows to shelter and care for him, resulting in his family's exclusion from the community.The fictio...
Barbara Cook

Barbara Cook

Barbara Cook (born October 25, 1927) is an American singer and actress who first came to prominence in the 1950s after starring in the original Broadway musicals Plain and Fancy (1955), Candide (1956) and The Music Man (1957) among others, winning a Tony Award for the last. She continued performing mostly in theatre until the mid-1970s, when she began a second career that continues to this day as a cabaret and concert singer. She has also made numerous recordings.During her years as Broadway’...
Jenny Fulle

Jenny Fulle

Jenny Fulle (born in San Francisco, California) is an American woman who, at the age of eleven, became the first girl to play Little League baseball legally in the United States. She is currently a Visual Effects producer in Hollywood with over fifty films to her credit.In 1972, nine-year-old Jenny Fulle tucked her hair up in her cap, pretending to be a boy, and attempted to sign up for Mill Valley Little League in Marin County, California. When asked for her birth certificate, she was quickl...
Jimmy Two-Shoes (season 2)

Jimmy Two-Shoes (season 2)

The second and final season of the television program Jimmy Two-Shoes aired with a set of 26 episodes. The second season first aired in Canada on September 9, 2010. The second season aired in the US on October 30, 2010.This renewed season now follows Jimmy and the gang facing new situations every day in Miseryville.iTunes released a set of season 2 that had recently aired.Dance Jimmy, Dance: Jimmy catches Heloise and Beezy sneaking off to enter a dance contest. After they tell him he can't da...

Television in Russia

Television is the most popular medium in Russia, with 74% of the population watching national television channels routinely and 59% routinely watching regional channels. There are 3300 television channels in total. 3 channels have a nationwide outreach (over 90% coverage of the Russian territory): First Channel, Rossiya and NTV. HistorySee also: History of the Soviet televisionBetween 1941 and 1945 all television broadcasts in the nation were interrupted because of Nazi Germany's invasion of ...
Paulicianism

Paulicianism

Paulicians (Classical Armenian: Պաւղիկեաններ, Pawłikeanner; Greek: Παυλικιανοί; Arab sources: Baylakānī, al Bayālika) were a Christian sect, also accused by medieval sources of being Adoptionist, Gnostic, and quasi-Manichaean Christian. They flourished between 650 and 872 in Armenia and the eastern themata of the Byzantine Empire. According to medieval Byzantine sources, the group's name was derived from the 3rd century Bishop of Antioch, Paul of Samosata.The sources show that most Paulician ...
Communism in Vietnam

Communism in Vietnam

Communism in Vietnam has played a key role in the politics of Vietnam since independence. Marxism was introduced into Vietnam with the emergence of three separate communist parties; the Indochinese Communist Party, Annamese Communist Party and the Indochinese Communist Union, joined later by a Trotskyist movement led by Tạ Thu Thâu. In 1930 the Communist International (Comintern) sent Nguyễn Ái Quốc to Hong Kong to coordinate the unification of the parties into the Vietnamese Communist Party ...
Manitoba general election, 1995

Manitoba general election, 1995

Gary FilmonProgressive ConservativeThe Manitoba general election of April 25, 1995 was held to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, Canada. It was won by the Progressive Conservative Party, which won 31 seats out of 57. The New Democratic Party formed the official opposition with 23 seats; the Liberal Party won 3. "Before" refers to standings in the Legislature at dissolution, and not to the results of the previous election. These numbers therefore reflect ch...
Proletarian literature

Proletarian literature

Proletarian literature refers here to the literature created by working-class writers mainly for the class-conscious proletariat. Though the Encyclopædia Britannica states that because it "is essentially an intended device of revolution", it is therefore often published by the Communist Party or left wing sympathizers, the proletarian novel has also been categorized without any emphasis on revolution, as a novel "about the working classes and working-class life; perhaps with the intention of ...
Solicitor

Solicitor

A solicitor is a legal practitioner who traditionally deals with most of the legal matters in some jurisdictions. A person must have legally-defined qualifications, which vary from one jurisdiction to another, to be described as a solicitor and enabled to practise there as such. For example, in England and Wales a solicitor is admitted to practise under the provisions of the Solicitors Act 1974. With some exceptions, practising solicitors must possess a practising certificate. There are many ...
List of Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls episodes

List of Hyakka Ryōran Samurai Girls episodes

Hyakka Ryōran: Samurai Girls is a 2010 anime TV series based on the light novels written by Akira Suzuki and illustrated by Niθ, published by Hobby Japan. Produced by ARMS, the series is directed by KOBUN; series composition by Ryunosuke Kingetsu; music by Tatsuya Kato; produced by Hisato Usui, Ryūji Sekine, Shinsaku Tanaka, and Takuro Hatakeyama; character designs by Tsutomu Miyazawa; with narration in early episodes provided by Fumihiko Tachiki. The series takes place in Great Japan, an alt...
Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine

Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine

Launched from the Lower East Side, Manhattan, in 1983 as a subscription only bimonthly publication, the Tellus cassette series took full advantage of the popular cassette medium to promote cutting-edge downtown music, documenting the New York scene and advancing experimental composers of the time – the first 2 issues being devoted to NY artists from the downtown no wave scene. The series was financially supported along the years by funding from the New York State Council of the Arts, Colab an...
2005–06 South Pacific cyclone season

2005–06 South Pacific cyclone season

The 2005–06 South Pacific cyclone season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. It began on November 1, 2005 and ended on April 30, 2006. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the southern Pacific Ocean east of 160°E. Additionally, the regional tropical cyclone operational plan defines a tropical cyclone year separately from a tropical cyclone season, and the "tropical cyclone year" runs from July 1, 2005 to Jun...
List of Kid Nation participants

List of Kid Nation participants

Kid Nation is a CBS reality show which revolved around a society essentially run by kids. The cast included 40 children aged from 8 to 15 years old, and from a variety of backgrounds.Alex Wade was a 9-year-old blue district member from Reno, Nevada. He won a gold star on day 37 in episode 12. He was shown to have great intelligence in many episodes, often offering a fact or two to his companions did not previously know. Alex is a three-time Nevada geography champion, and represented Nevada in...
Vejprty–Annaberg-Buchholz railway

Vejprty–Annaberg-Buchholz railway

The Vejprty–Annaberg-Buchholz railway (German: Bahnstrecke Vejprty–Annaberg-Buchholz unt Bf) is a branch line in the Czech Republic and the German state of Saxony. The line extends the Chomutov–Vejprty/Reitzenhain railway at Vejprty (Weipert), crossing the Czech-German border and running via Cranzahl to Annaberg-Buchholz. It has been operated since 2001 by Erzgebirgsbahn, which is part of DB Regio.After the opening of the Chemnitz–Annaberg line in 1866, the Annaberger Eisenbahncomitee (Annabe...

List of Chuck characters

Chuck is an American television series developed by writer/producers Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak and is broadcast by NBC. The title character of the series is Chuck Bartowski (Zachary Levi), an affable and anxious Nerd Herd associate at Buy More who unwittingly downloads the entire CIA/NSA secret database subliminally into his brain. During the series he is protected by CIA agent Sarah Walker (Yvonne Strahovski) and NSA agent John Casey (Adam Baldwin) while helping the CIA and NSA in spy mi...
Udawatta Kele Sanctuary

Udawatta Kele Sanctuary

Udawatta Kele Sanctuary, often spelled as Udawattakele, is a historic forest reserve on a hill-ridge in the city of Kandy. It is 104 hectares (257 acres) large. During the days of the Kandyan kingdom, Udawatta Kele was known as "Uda Wasala Watta" in Sinhalese meaning "the garden above the royal palace". The sanctuary is famous for its extensive avifauna. The reserve also contains a great variety of plant species, especially lianas, shrubs and small trees. There are several giant lianas. Many ...
Joseph Lucien Bonaparte

Joseph Lucien Bonaparte

Joseph Lucien Charles Napoléon Bonaparte, 3rd Prince of Canino and Musignano (12 February 1824 – 2 September 1865), was born in Philadelphia as the son of Charles Lucien Bonaparte and his cousin, Zénaïde Laetitia Julie Bonaparte.Joseph Lucien succeeded his father as 3rd Prince of Canino and Musignano upon his death on 29 July 1857. Following the death of Joseph Lucien at the age of 41 in Rome, his brother Lucien succeeded him as 4th Prince of Canino and Musignano.

List of Tau Gamma Phi chapters

A Fraternity chapter in general is the lodge-base organizational structure of a fraternity. In Tau Gamma Phi, the Chapter is the basic organizational structure of the fraternity. A Tau Gamma Phi Chapter or better called as Triskelion Chapter is the base organization of the Fraternity as a whole. This is where the fraternal activities and events happen, where the recruitment starts until an individual becomes a full-pledge member or the so-called full-pledge Triskelion. Each Triskelion Chapter...
BC Yambol

BC Yambol

Diana HallBC Yambol (Bulgarian: БК „Ямбол“) is a Bulgarian professional basketball club based in Yambol. Founded in 1945, Yambol has won the Bulgarian championship once as Yambolgas. They play their home matches at the Diana Hall. The team is a regular first league participant. Former names of the club are Luskov, Tundja and Yambolgas.Founded in 1945, the club joined the third Bulgarian Championship to become the first participant of this basketball championship ,based outside of the capital ...
Matt Schaub

Matt Schaub

Matthew Rutledge Schaub (born June 25, 1981) is an American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Virginia, and was drafted by the Falcons in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders and Baltimore Ravens.Schaub attended West Chester East High School in West Chester, Pennsylvania, where he lettered in football, basketball and baseball. During h...

Frank Smith (psycholinguist)

Frank Smith is a contemporary psycholinguist recognized for his contributions in linguistics and cognitive psychology, both nationally and internationally, over the past 35 years. He is regarded as an essential contributor to research on the nature of the reading process together with researchers such as George Armitage Miller, Kenneth S. Goodman (see Ken Goodman), Paul A. Kolers, Jane W. Torrey, Jane Mackworth, Richard Venezky, Robert Calfee, and Julian Hochberg. Smith and Goodman are single...
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